[Fedora-packaging] disttag doesn't work

Todd Zullinger tmz at pobox.com
Mon Nov 23 13:59:39 UTC 2009

Paul Howarth wrote:
> That would be:
> %dist	.el5
> (the leading dot is needed)
> This macro is not defined in any existing EL-5 package, only in the
> Fedora buildsystem, so unless you're building your packages using
> mock, you'll need this local macro definition.

Installing buildsys-macros from


is another alternative.  That also provides %rhel and %el5 (well,

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